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contributes to gdp and makes up more than two-thirds of the u.s. economy. america is on track with the smallest deficit for five years. the -- a fall of more than 25%. a reason standard and poor's raised the credit rating from negative to stable. a the software will he easier photo sharing and it's siri voice activation software. >> the dow losing streak, bond yields rising, worries about the federal reserve. what to do, stand pat? joining me right now, the chief investment officer, and jason, chief investment officer. thank you so much. so, rebecca, not like their there was change in sentiment this week. now we know the fed is going to stop at some point, but really, really volatile markets. up 200, down 200, then a big bounceback on thursday. were you surprised? >> a little bit. we all knew the day would come butl the quantitative easing, the monetary policy in the u.s. and europe and japan, something there's no precedent for. so we knew there would be some sort of market reaction when the tone started to change, but this is bigger than most people expected. >> what does the
this year. if they remain broadly aligned with our current expectations for the economy, we will continue to reduce the pace of purchases in measured steps through the first half of next year ending purchases around mid year. >> the bonds finished in the red as the blue chip index showed its seventh straight move. all the main s&p sectors closed lowers. the worst performers were defensive sectors. telecons. this is what people had been warning us, look out for those stocks that act more like bonds. that's exactly what happened yesterday. the yield on the ten year treasury, it hit a 15-month high if you take a look at that. 2.426%. this is a concerning move. this morning the dow futures are indicated down triple digits once again. this is on top of a 200 point plus drop yesterday. it doesn't look like there's going to be a quick bounce back, at least not this morning. >> we have a number of newsmakers to help us make our way through all of this, get through these questions raised by the fed bank. including alfred broaddus and former minneapolis fed. we have john stumpf. cisco is going to h
the economy improves. so we were buying stock today that if the economy improves that's where i want to be like a macy's. with the volatility index spike is as high and hard as it did i sold some of our mdny puts. >> you're telling me you believe ben bernanke forecasting of the improving economy when you look at the world over -- >> if it doesn't improve he's not going to taper. >> then you'll still have qe. isn't that the condition under which stocks rose? >> yes but it seems to me that growth is decelerating significantly and i don't know how the fed can stand here and say that things are going to look better in the second half. >> i'm saying if they don't they're not going to taper. so i think that this reaction is not surprising that there was a very significant reaction. but i think it's a little bit overdone. >> guy? >> hi there. technical damage in the market is there. karen mentioned may 2 for different reasons on may 22 we saw an outside day in the s&p. we've discussed it at length since. the low today was 1608. remember that number. earlier this week we made a high of 1654.
sweet. >>> federal reserve chairman ben bernanke has a little more positive view of the u.s. economy. but that sent markets tumbling. cnbc's andrew ross sorkin, my friend. >> hey, my man. how are you? >> i'm doing well. >> great to see you. >> congratulations, by the way. i'm probably two or three weeks late here, but it's -- it's been probably more than that but marv tlous watch you every morning. >> i know you miss me. we need to know why the stock market tumbles so strongly when mr. bernanke says we might stop something in the future but nothing is happening right now. >> because we've indicated for the first real time that we are taking the drugs away from the patient. that's what's happened here. this is all about whether we can handle it. it's sort of -- it's kind of like antibiotics. you are supposed to take them to a certain point and then stop taking them before they finally kick in and start to work. it's hard to gauge when you are supposed to stop with the medicine. and that's really the question right now. the market clearly feels that the economy isn't out of the woods y
is not only allowing inflation, but the fact that it won't come down. and now the u.s. economy has to take into account that and the move of rates and the 1.5% move in rates is a hard pill to follow. >> and scott n the last three or maybe four, the feds have come in, and they have said, i am short the 10-year and take a boatload and every year they are wrong, and perhaps now, but to this point, we are waiting for an appreciable move in rates for year and years and the fact that the economy may not stand on its own legs is curious to me. i am curious what you are hearing out there, as well, scott, in terms of the pain people are taking on the fixed income side, and those who are not short credit and obviously watching the equities sell off. >> the market, whether it is treasuries or equities, the market was probably hoping and probably against the better judgment probably that bernanke yesterday was going to sort of walk it back, and walk back the notion that they were going to mention taper org that -- tapering or going to do it any time soon and we know that the people you are talking abo
-- pumping billions and billions of dollars into the economy. is it possible that we have gone from a tech bubble to a housing bubble to a fed bubble? >> it's absolutely a risk. the real question is is this easing? all this billions and billions of dollars, trillions of dollars really of dollars the federal reserve has printed and pumped into the economy. have they created a real enduring economic expansion? can housing exist? can housing keep recovering even without ultra-cheap money? can the housing market keep rising without ultra-cheap money? can housing growth continue? that's the bet that ben bernanke has been making the past couple of years. the question is is the debt going to pay off, or will we be right back in this mess we were five years ago? >> isn't the case when former chairman allen greenspan greens retired, he was pummeled because of the housing bubble. isn't it the case, since greenspan left, we've become more liberal with our monetary supply as far as pumping more money into the monetary supply. money has been basically free for investors and businesses for the past seve
tapering i think will be symbolic. we have inflation high and i don't think to the economy is quite making it out what the fed is meant to be. i think we will see a bounce back here. >> would you say you want to buy here or wait and see if things settle out in more after wash-out? >> i would start to get money involved here. even during the run-up waiting for an opportunity to get into the market. here is an opportunity. you don't have to put everything in but it is time to move some money back into the market, cheaper valuations here. >> michael pento, how do you see it? >> first of all, mr. bernanke is a very confused man. he launched qe4 in january. january of this year. not only six months later, not even six months later, he lowers his growth forecast, takes down dramatically, his inflation outlook, and then for the first time ever, outlines a time line where he's going to get out of his quantitative easing strategy. so he surprised a lot of people on wall street and i got news for mr. bernanke. he does not control long-term interest rates and he has this economy 100% addicted to his
morning to you. leaders of the world's most powerful economies are gathering in northern ireland for a two-day summit. british prime minister david cameron is the host, and he's pushing for countries to share more financial information. leaders there also expected to discuss differences on some of the big issues. syria's civil war, free trade between europe and north america and of course global tax evasion. we'll have a live report from steve sedgwick on the ground in the next hour. >>> unions in turkey, they're on a owuone-day strike over the eviction of protesters from a park in istanbul. police and protesters clashed from sporadically overnight following a weekend of scuffles in the city. nbc's richard engel will join us with the latest in the next hour. >>> also in corporate news this morning, a large activist investor in smithfield foods is pressuring the company to explore a break-up rather than go ahead with that planned $4.7 billion takeover by a chinese meat producer. i don't know if this is going to make joe happy or not, but "the wall street journal" reporting that starboard va
of a timetable on it, saying if the forecast for the economy goes as planned, we'll start reducing the amount of -- combination for the economy by the end of this year and we'll end it next year. he tried to go to great, great lengths to say, you know what, that doesn't mean we're tightening on the economy, just we're not stimulating the economy as much as we do before. >> we've seen the market drop even lower today. there is some thought that that might actually have to do with what's happening in china as well. can you talk a little bit about that? >> i think that's a piece of it. we got negative data out of china that was a bit of a surprise. there's concern about the chinese central bank there, the people's bank of china clamping down on bank lending there so maybe you'd have what you call a hard landing where things would stop a little more abruptly than had been anticipated. the data out of the u.s. was a mix. we're kind of feeling our way along here. i think the real concern for the markets right now is does the fed make a mistake here? does it end up withdrawing the stimulus from the
the food away, and buy one lobster and get one lobster, and it is bad. darden blames the economy for people not spending at lo of money to buy the breadsticks. i don't want to hear that. >> and meanwhile, we think that the economy is improving and yesterday the numbers in a different environment most likely would have been positives for the equity market, but we are not overwhelmed by the worries of the philly fed, and numbers that most people thought were better than they thought it would be. >> and i look at the bonds and how is the 10-year, strong. okay. buy me 50,000, whatever. we are in one of the moments and if we are not looking at the bonds, you know, having fun. >> and something else that people were looking at is the chinese shibor. we don't talk about it a lot. >> right, something that can jump up to bite you. >> and the rate has come down overnight, and they are trying to tighten up the money supply, and tighten it up, and the corporate inflows are not as strong as they might have originally been for china, but all part of the plan in a way of 300 million people, and 15 years to
'll give the economy before it decides to reduce the monthly asset purchases. to me, the market has kind of adjusted its own expectations both for the worse and better, much more than the fed's message has changed. so i feel like it's really a lot of suspension been drained out of this meeting. by the way, the market itself, the treasury yields have calmed down. >> all right. amy, let me ask you in terms of allocating capital. where are you seeing the flow right now in terms of putting money to work? where is the conviction out there? what sector? >> well, hi, maria. from an options perspective, it's pretty interesting, because i think a lot of folks out there would say the fed's probably not going to say too much tomorrow. it may delay things out later. our own house view is for an october tapering session. however, from the options point of view, you've actually seen short-term term structure come up. so to translate that, that's basically saying near term, more volatility is expected relative to the outer terms. so the options market is actually expecting something for tomorrow, and y
to america's biggest corporate secrets and that's something that could be damaging to the american economy. >> well, it can. i mean, we are seeing a dramatic shift of intellectual property from west to east. what people tend not to understand is that businesses and governments create store and transmit information on the same porous internet that you and i use in our personal relations. secrecy from privacy are pretty much the same thing but they are just asserted by different actors, and you and i assert a private interest, and your government and employment is secret interests, and it's somebody asserting the right and the ability to keep somebody else from knowing something. and since we are all transmitting and working on the incredibly porous networks where identities are easy to spoof, both privacy and secrecy are heading south rapidly. >> i want to look at some of the sectors under attack. manufacturing top the list at 24%, and government, half that share, and then these are top industries attacked in 2012. how does this affect the economy in the long run? >> let's take something li
about cutting back on the fed stimulus program which basically has been pumping money into the economy to keep interest rates low. that's helped prices for a lot of things, real estate, stocks included. we're now on round three of what i call, you know, pumping money into the economy. they call it quantitative easing. with their noses in the air. each of the new rounds has caused stocks to move higher. starting later this year, the fed will take the drugs away and may cut the addicts off entirely next year. ben white, chief economic correspondent for politico. ben, thank you. so people -- he comes out and says things are getting better. >> and the stock market tanks. >> you say what's wrong with these crazy people on wall street? americans say -- 44% of americans say they're worse off than they were a year ago. >> i think what it means for people who have a house who might want to refinance it, they should probably do it, because interest rates will go higher if the fed stops doing all this drug giving to the economy. so if you're going to refinance, do it now. if you're looking at a n
to improve our economy just doesn't work. >> my job isn't to try to impose my will. >> i call him president barack onixon. >> your street cred collapses. >> this guy was the great hope. he was the tea party senator. >> god bless the tea party. >> i was a stranger and you welcomed me. and these are not strangers. >> you need to take every one of those irs agents and put them on our southern border. >> i didn't come here to be speak irbecause i needed a fancy title and a big us a. >>> good afternoon. the markets have just wrapped up a dramatic sell-off. the dow closed down some 300-plus points on news that the chairman of the federal reserve, ben bernanke, is hinting that they will be winding down the stimulus of the economy through its bond-buying program. we'll have more on that later in the broadcast. but first, more than 11 million lives hang in the balance. the veritable nation within a nation, as a bipartisan group of senators reach a deal to strengthen border security in the senate's immigration bill. it is a break-through that could pave the way for republican senators to support a pa
tag term relative because nothing really went up today. how about technology, when the economy is going south, they cut back. they don't buy, they let it lay follow. that's because they can't prove. no one can prove, listen, i get this new computer in it will make us more money. it's too ethereal. you can bring more revenue dollars down to the bottom line when you cut back on spending. you got to compete with the other guys, all of a sudden you need more hoard ware, you need more software. you got to expand t. earnings go higher. that's why so many of the other drive and semi conductors were at their 52-week highs today. it would help if business around the world would get better, too. can come in time. if you stay tuned, i will tell you which of the texts work soon. finally, there's the industrials. it is true many of these companies have done quite well. they haven't done well the way we want them to. they have cloen grown sales, they have fired, cut back, laid off to the bone. so whatever dollars have brought in flow to the bottom line, even if the dollars aren't rising very
, dana, you would think maybe he would talk about the global economy because, you know, germany's still very much struggling with its economy. it's so much tied to the united states. why not talk about that? >> well, it's hard to imagine it's not going to be at a least implicit in his speech. but one of the things that people may not know about president obama is that when he was here in the capital, when he was senator obama, that issue, the nuclear issue, was something on the top of his priority list. in fact, when he was campaigning in 2008 and making the point when he got to the general election that he could work across the aisle with republicans. one of the examples he could give is working with former indiana republican on the nuclear issue. that they even traveled together on it. this is actually something, he wasn't here very long as a senator. he didn't even finish his first term, but this is something when he was here briefly he did focus on. the other quick thing i want to point out, gloria talking about the big crowd of 2008 and the much smaller crowd here now that he's pre
.s. economy, but there would be a road map for when they would stop doing that. the u.s. economy was strong enough to get on its own two feet and unemployment rate got back 7%. take their foot off the accelerator is the way the fed chief put it. overnight, world markets started to react saying all the markets that had benefitted from the big flood of fed money into the world economy and all markets having a pull back to what would be the reality when the fed is not in the game. you see the dow down about 69 points right now and down 72. we'll continue to watch. we have seen triple-digit declines the last six or seven days in a row, carol. >> then it goes right back up. such a weird thing. >> very volatile and i'll let you know how this is playing out and whether they can absorb it all right today. >> thank you, christine. >>> other stories we're covering this morning. senate negotiators are expected to announce a deal today on an immigration reform bill that would increase border security as cnn first reported yesterday. the plan would double the number of patrol officers from the current l
to back off of this government program that has helped push the economy along and that has sent the markets in a tail spin. he used the word "taper", he's going to taper the program. what does that mean? well, imagine the economy to be like a kid trying to ride a bicycle after a spill, trying to get back on balance. the fed has been helping out to steady and push him along with about $85 billion a month in stimulus. ben bernanke has been looking at numbers saying housing is up almost 7% in may, unemployment 7.6%, not getting better but not getting worse, gdp, 2.6%, all of that he's saying is that all of this that is good enough that the government can start backing off and let the economy stand on its own a little more. i'll be there. if it gets in trouble, i'll step in and save it, it will be okay, there is what we should do. so why are the markets so troubled? partially because they're looking at the same numbers and they are not as confident. their sense is that if you step away from this economy right now and try to let it ride on its own, in fact you could have a lot of wob
reform. it debunks the idea that immigration reform is anything other than a boon to our economy and robs the bill's opponents of one of their last remaining arguments. >>> all right, let's dig down on this and joining me now for more is mark murray. mark, it's good to have you here. we know from the lead figure on the immigration gang of eight has been senator marco rubio, however he's been saying recently the bill needs stronger border security measures. other republicans like senator john cornyn of texas want things like a 100% situational awareness, 90% apprehension on the border. as we look at what senator rubio's motives are now, is he undermining the hard work of the immigration eight by entertaining these amendments or is this just politics as usual? >> thomas, i think it's actually more trying from marco rubio's perspective to strengthen the bill to get more republican support. the gang of eight is still together. i mean, there are sometimes it's been reported there's been a little of annoyance about some of the requests that senator marco rubio has made to have more security but
of money they're pumping into the economy each month. >> we will ease the pressure on the accelerator by gradually reducing the pace of purchases. >> reporter: the second, overnight thursday, bad news from china. manufacturing production fell for the first time in eight months. a sign that one of the world's most powerful economies isn't growing as fast as it had been. the pros on wall street say this was bound to happen after months of gains and record highs. and in fact, the fed pulling back might be a good sign that the economy's getting better. >> there is no fear. there is no panic that's going on. but i think we do know that it's going to be a nice slow, orderly process to see if our economy can stand on its own again. >> reporter: that doesn't make yesterday any prettier, and stocks were only part of it. a metal meltdown. 2 1/2-year lows for gold and silver. gold, the shelter from the storm in the recession, is dropping like a rock, losing a quarter of its value to far this year. don't be too afraid to peek at your 401(k). even after yesterday's dramatic drop, the dow was up mo
for the stock market and the economy, they're trapped like rats. especially after today's rally. they can't afford to have this market stay higher. they're underinvested. they haven't made the money they should have! so they have to make themselves right with the napalm attack. the bears will be visible to all. their negatively will be up by the media as though it's the truth about what the fed actually said. the bears will hope that the situation will then become self-fulfilling as the tape action determines the narrative and they set the agenda. why wouldn't they? why not try to define the event? after all, who wouldn't believe the fed is causing trouble or the market is in trouble if the futures take everything down instantly. it's death defying, come in and buy. that's why at first, it will look like no stocks will have survived the onslaught tomorrow but 2:30. then a little while after, maybe by 3:15 some stocks will climb out of the b-52, but not all. some may never get out. mostly the real estate investment trust and the high yielding bond equivalents they might be buried alive. ki
changes to make there, but the really big news on the economy came yesterday. obviously, with ben bernanke. >> joining me is former treasury official and analyst steve rattner. also, we have new york times reporter jeremy peters. good to have you both onboard. we'll start with ben bernanke. he expressed confidence in the nation's economic growth yesterday saying the fed will start to rein in its stimulus program later this year. bernanke laid out the federal reserves plan, which includes tapering off its multibillion bond-buying program until the unemployment rate drops to 7%. the fed expects that to happy the middle of next year. >> that's great news, right? >> in some way. >> so that's the good news. what bad news could there be from that, steve rattner. >> i think we'll find out. >> the fed will also hold off on raising interest rates keeping them to near zero until unemployment falls to 6.5%. as for wall street's response, this may be where things change. the markets took a dive as soon as bernanke started speaking. by 3:05 the dow fell 140 points closing the day down more than 200, st
year and they're concerned what the fed is going to do when they stop supporting the economy probably some time into next year. you'll see this gut check where people are taking money off the table. >> christine romans reporting live from new york city, thank you. >>> six women, six women, just women would decide the fate of george zimmerman and remember race could be a key factor to this case. five of thez women jurors are white. one is described as hispanic or black. opening statements now set for monday. also, today the judge will rule on a controversial voice analysis of the screams heard on this 911 call. >> does he loohurt to you? >> i can't see him. i don't want to go out there. i don't know what's going on. >> do you think he's yelling help? >> yes. >> all right. what is your -- >> all right, you heard the screams in the background. the prosecution wants to show it was trayvon martin's voice. if so, that could hurt zimmerman's self-defense claim in shooting zimmerma eme eme em was unarm aed. >>> also new information this morning in the sudden death of james gandolfini. hotel s
news that we need to know. big day for the economy. >> it is "b" day, ben bernanke, deciding how long to keep up propping up the economy, is the economy strong enough to stand on its own? wall street nervous, the dow posted triple-digit moves, you guys, past six sessions, dow futures up 29 points right now. brand new cnn/orc poll most americans say the economy is in poor shape and when it comes to people's finance more pessimism. 44% say they're financially worse off than a year ago, only 36% say they're better off. no improvement from last year, no improvement. the stock market is up 13% and there's no improvement from last year. >> she's getting emotional about it. she's got a frog in her throat. >> cnn money released a list of best places to launch a business, montana, vermont, new mexico, and if you want to launch a business there you go. >> i'm thinking north dakota, i did a piece in north dakota about the fracking industry and how it's booming. lowest unemployment. >> the lowest unemployment in the country is in north dakota. i hear it's lovely this time of year. >> not a lot of
talking about policy. we're not saying we don't like the economy. we're not saying it's this one program. we don't trust you. >> reporter: and that becomes a huge problem for a progressive presi"ent who needs to tell people, let me use the government to make you) life better. if you don't trust him, his disapproval rating is up and you think government is too big -- 6 in 10 americans now think government is too big, that he can't manage it effectively. this is like a political version of an underwater mortgage, if you will. his disapproval is above 50. people don't trust the government. you look at this coming out, is he trustworthy? 49% say yes. that's up 58% since just last month. so he's taking a hit. something has americans stoppint and saying, hey, wait a minute. when you're early second term with the midterms just around the corner, don't invest in one poll, but if you're president and you know the clock is ticking, that's trouble. >> it's one thing about the nsa or about a policy, but if it's whether or not he's believable, it makes it difficult to come back, even it's just one po
a holistic perspective. i don't think it's the main thing. they look at the key parameters for the economy. it's the unemployment rate, the growth rate and the inflation rate. those are the main things that is going to dictate the timing. >> if you believe tapering is going to begin in september, i would imagine the fed would have to warn the markets or elude to the fact tomorrow. what's going to be the market reaction? >> i think we have had most of the reaction? >> you think no reaction whatsoever as the fed mark the before their gift helped preserve the point... before a credit solution was used to expand their business... before trusts were created for their grandkids' educations... they chose a partner to help manage their wealth... one whose insights, solutions, and approach have been relied on for over 200 years. that's the value of trusted connections. that's u.s. trust. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. be
nervousness about what exactly the implications are. at root it's the fed's assessment that the economy's on firmer footing that is behind this guidance. >> do you think they're overestimating the strength of the economy? >> it's hard to say. there is very good evidence because the housing market has gotten some momentum. the auto sector is doing well. weep we've had steady if not strong gains in jobs. there was also a perception, a the fed is often kind of overestimated how strong the economy is going to be in the past couple of years. and also there was sort of a sense that ben bernanke the chairman, had an opening to be much more soothsing because inflation remains very low and he could have had an out by saying the sequester means the government is not helping the recovery out. >> the reason the average consumer should be interested in this is because it affected interest rates. >> it already has. we've already probably seen the lows in mortgage rates for the time being. so yes, that's the most immediate impact. >> the idea behind it on terms of what berna
. they might give you a sense of how much people are spend on the homes. another driver of the economy has slowed down of late. slowed down for all but the galleries of restoration hardware. there's been a rough couple of weeks for the consumer package good names. they had been viewed as bond market equivalents. was that proctor up for real, was that j&j rally for real? we have to know. when they report on wednesday, big g. and mccormick and conagra report on thursday, we'll find out if they can actually have more than just a dead cat bounce. if the numbers are good and the stocks go up maybe they're no longer hostage to the tnx i told you to follow. but you know, if the tnx goes higher and the stocks go down, we're in the same world of hurt. why am i showing this? this is from mccormick spice, old bay spice the special ravens model. i think it's cool. it might not matter if the interest rates keep going higher though, so remember it's the bond market stupid. two companies -- two companies that delivered terrific quarters last time around, nike and accenture give us the report cards on thu
more clearly what the actual economic variables or progress on the economy is by looking forward. the whole problem here has been that they have not been clear about that. i think that's why markets are gyrating in response to everything that is said about it. >> so, robin, in your article when you say that the definition of substantial improvement has grown less optimistic overtime does that mean it will take a lower bar for the fed to begin tapering? >> this is one of the things that i think is useful and people should pay attention to. i think the grounds have shifted a bit on labor force participation. i think that people are growing less optimistic about how fast that may come back and therefore they may be looking for slightly less, you know, big figures on payrolls before they will judge if that's a substantial improvement. >> robin, i want to go back to the release of this article because it did happen at a time when the markets were pretty much at session highs and you alluded to the fact that you understood why the markets reacted in the manner in which they did. was th
standoff? can he improve iran's economy and free iran's political prisoners? a lot are watching iran's new president-elect to see what he does. for now, his supporters celebrating >>> in a first of its kind exposure, they are allowing tech giants to reveal the number of inquiries they get from law enforcement. a justice spokesperson said the numbers will, quote, show that an extraordinarily small number of accounts are subject to legal process. it is all in response to reports that the u.s. government directly accesses the servers of facebook and microsoft. the companies deny that. lawye we have the industry reaction. >> he with have more developments in the surveillance of american citizens. with the government's permission, facebook and microsoft are coming forward with their roles in those national security requests. this is the first time we are learning about specific government requests for information in the wake of the nsa leaker. according to lawyers from both companies, in the last six months of 2012, facebook received between 9 and 10,000 questions for information. microsoft say
, election night 2012 came as a shock. with a terrible economy at home and new dangers abroad, president obama seemed so beatable. but romney didn't know what obama knew. >> all right. listen. let's use this one. >> obama's team had use the advantages of incumbency, time and money to create something new in politics. >> sort of created the perfect political corporation. >> sasha eisen berg literally wrote the book. by char nsa programmin nsacha a campaign made a profile of every single persuadable voter in the country and then with experiments borrowed from behavioral psychology they targeted people with personalized messages and coaxed them to the polls. >> voters are the guinea pigs. >> this was developed in this plain looking washington, d.c. office building home to the labor giant the afl-cio. inside a secret entity called the analyst institute. >> a consortium of liberal groups, parties, campaign and consultants designed to do science and help democrats win the election. >> a political manhattan project with the goal of developing superweapons. it was first seen in a michigan govern
. >> to nearly half of america, mitt rommy's half, election night 2012 came as a shock with a terrible economy at home and new dangers abroad, president obama seemed so beatable. but rommy didn't know what obama knew. obama's team used the advantages of incumbency, time and money to create something new in politics. >> created the perfect political corporation. >> sasha aisenberg literally wrote the book on this new science of political campai campaigning. by harnessing data like your tv viewing habits, your social media network, voting history, the obama campaign made a virtual profile of every single persuadable voter in the country. then with experiments borrowed from behavioral psychology, they targeted people with personalized messages and coaxed them to the polls. >> these are like drug trials for politics where the voters are the guinea pigs. >> this was developed in this plain-looking washington, d.c. office building home to the afl-cio. inside is the analyst institute. >> a consortium of liberal groups, parties, campaign and consultants designed to do science and help democrats win th
it makes in sense to cut those programs when you have the need. it stimulates the economy. when people get food stamps they go out and buy things. that helps the economy and creates jobs. it makes no sense. >> what was interesting you and your colleagues for the most part in terms of the democratic party said this went way too far. the republicans said it didn't go far enough. with that big of a divide did we expect dmanything to get throug? >> it's going to be tough. i know you talked about the immigration reform. i think there's an effort on the part of the republican leadership to try to pass an immigration reform bill. they are putting so many roadblocks in the way. in the house you may have read that they voted on an amendment. this was like a tea party right wing amendment that makes being in the united states a crime. another amendment that gets rid of the dreamers act that lets young people stay here and not be deported. then the speaker is saying he won't let the bill go to the floor unless it has a majority of the republicans which would include the tea party. we've got a long wa
had to say. >> he said the economy is getting better, that means the fed will stop all the stimulus. not right now but eventually. dow futures down 80 points, big sell-off yesterday, the dow, nasdaq, s&p all swooning by more than 1%. the dow was down 206 points. fed reserve chairman ben bernanke said the fed was prepared to "taper" its purchases of bonds as the economy improves. he signaled the stimulus program could end by next year, that could raise your borrowing costs, you would feel it. >>> a stunning turnaround for general motors for the first time j.d. power and associates says gm is the car company with the best quality. all four gm brands were ranked above the industry average. gm filed for bankruptcy back in 2009 so this is a milestone for general motors. >>> a faster version of wifi is on the way t will allow to you transfer, imagine this, a high definition movie to a tablet in less than four minutes. the samsung galaxy s4 and routers from cisco will be among the first to use this new high speed wifi. apple says its future products will use the faster network, full movie,
night 2012 came as a shock. with a terrible economy at home and new dangers abroad, president obama seemed so beatable. but romney didn't know what obama knew. >> all right. listen. let's use this one. >> obama's team had use the advantages of incumbency, time and money to create something new in politics. >> sort of created the perfect political corporation. >> sasha eisen berg literally wrote the book. by char nsa programmin nsacha a campaign made a profile of every single persuadable voter in the country and then with experiments borrowed from behavioral psychology they targeted people with personalized messages and coaxed them to the polls. >> voters are the guinea pigs. >> this was developed in this plain looking washington, d.c. office building home to the labor giant the afl-cio. inside a secret entity called the analyst institute. >> a consortium of liberal groups, parties, campaign and consultants designed to do science and help democrats win the electio >> a political manhattan project with the goal of developing superweapons. it was first seen in a michigan governor race
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from top to bottom. immigration reform. working on our economy so there are more jobs in america and why we would do a detour for this which is not only wrong policy, but never going to become law is a good question. i know that all around the country republicans are trying to pass bills like this one. i can only assume it's trying to tee up a new case with the supreme court in the hopes that the rights of american women can be diminished. i can only gather or guess that this is really an attempt to appeal to a narrow base that is against rights for women in america. >> on the issue of the rape and incest exemption, that is not -- there was no rape or incest exemption when this went through the committee process. and that was changed by the republicans i understand. >> sort of. >> sort of. by their own design on friday. after they resisted that for a long time, that's what led to congressman franks saying what he did about low incidence of rape-caused pregnancy. seeing the fight over this, particularly in wisconsin, where the opponents of the bill there were so eloquent in arguin
are giving to your personal economy. find me on facebook and twitter @christineromans. cnn "newsroom" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm alison kosik. it's 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 in the west. this is cnn "newsroom." >>> let's begin with some charges against edward snowden. he admitted that he leaked details of the nsa's surveillance program. he's in hiding in hong kong right now, but the extradition process, it may not be under way. cnn white house correspondent dan lothian joins me now. dan, what are the exact charges? >> reporter: well, he's being charged with espionage and the theft of government property. under espionage according to the complaint, edward snowden being charged for, quote, unauthorized communication of national defense information and willful communication of classified communications intelligence to an unauthorized person. now, this is all very serious. we knew that the justice department was investigating and that there could be these potential charges. this complaint, by the way, was filed in u.s. district court in alexandria, virginia, late last week, but
a relationship with the mainland whereby our economy is protected by constitution, we have an independent judiciary and most interestingly we have a fairly robust system of law. >> reporter: while there were calls to protect snowden, most legal experts here say it's likely he will be returned to the u.s. where he could face prison time for revealing america's spy secrets. >> how can i spend an enormous amount of money, be uncomfortable and listen to my children complain and whine? (laughter) disney!,,,,,, for our families... our neighbors... and our communities... america's beverage companies have created... a wide range of new choices. developing smaller portion sizes and more.. low and no-calorie beverages... adding clear calorie labels so you know... exactly what you're choosing... and in schools, replacing full-calorie soft drinks... with lower-calorie options. with more choices and fewer calories... >> cowan: who better to speak of the true meaning of father's day than a stand-up sdmad fortunately for us, anthony mason has found one. >> there's something very unsuxy about parenting.
and tomorrow and ben bernanke intends to pull back on the stimulus giving the economy. your 401(k) and your money depend on that guy right there. stay tuned. >>> chrysler has until midnight to decide whether it will recall 2.7 million jeeps. the government asked them to recall because of problems in the fuel tank that could cause a fire in rear end crashes. chrysler says we're not going to. tonight is the deadline. if chrysler does not agree to the recall the government then has to have public hearings and they can try this involuntary recall route and eventually has to take chrysler to court. >> can you explain that to me briefly. why is that a good pr move? is it a financial move? sounds bad. >> some watchdogs say it would be millions of dlafrz for them to have to recall all of these things, some of these model years are a little bit older but chrysler is determined not to recall these jeeps. they say that if there's a crash it's because the speed of the crash, not the design of the fuel tank. the government disagrees. >> that's the key. christine just told you they don't believe the text
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